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C. helped Diodotus in his \expndtw13 undertakings, but his son, who had}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li184\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\tx1850 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-10\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Diodotus II{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\sub\expndtw12 come\nosupersub  \sub to\nosupersub  \sub terms\nosupersub  \i ^fa \i0\sub ilis\nosupersub  p\sub art\nosupersub hi\sub an\nosupersub  con-}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li36\fi0\ri4666\sb83\sa0\sl-234\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw3\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 temporary, appears to have achieved full independence. \expndtw2 Probably Diodotus II ruled from \i circa 2.45 \i0 to 230 B. C. \expndtw7 He met a violent death at the hands of an adventurer \expndtw14 from Magnesia (-under-Sipylos ?)}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li212\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\tx1872 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-18\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Euthydemos{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\sub\expndtw8 named\nosupersub  \sub Euthy\nosupersub a\sub em\nosupersub os, who seized\sub <\nosupersub  the}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li43\fi0\ri4644\sb50\sa0\sl-234\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw5\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 throne for himself. He was, however, involved in a \expndtw4 protracted struggle with Antiochos III \i (circa \i0 223-185 \expndtw8 B.C.), when the latter made determined efforts about \expndtw9 212 B.C. to recover the lost provinces. After a long \expndtw6 siege of Balkh the contending parties}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li50\fi184\ri4640\sb58\sa0\sl-151\slmult0\tx1908 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw9\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Invasion of concluded peace mainly through the\line \expndtw-10 Antiochos III{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\sub\expndtw7 good\nosupersub  \sub offia\nosupersub\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'a3\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0  \sub of\nosupersub  \sub a\nosupersub  \sub C\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'a3\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0 rtain\nosupersub  \sub Tdeas\nosupersub _ \sub The}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li76\fi0\ri4583\sb130\sa0\sl-241\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw10\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Seleucid monarch recognised the independence of \expndtw8 Bactria, and as a mark of friendship gave the hand of \expndtw4 his daughter to Demetrios,\super 1\nosupersub  son of Euthydemos, with \expndtw10 whose diplomacy and dignified bearing during the \expndtw2 course of the peace negotiations he was greatly impress\-\expndtw16 ed. Antiochos III then crossed the Hindu-kush in \expndtw2 207 or 206 B.C., and received the submission of long \expndtw1 Sophagasenos (Subhagasena), perhaps the successor of \expndtw10 Virasena, who, according to Taranatha, soon after \expndtw1 ASoka's death established his sway over Ganclhara.\super 2 \nosupersub\expndtw4 Antiochos the Great did not, however, proceed beyond \expndtw3 the frontiers of India, and he hastily returned homeward \expndtw8 to attend to urgent affairs in the West. His departure \expndtw1 thus left the Bactrian Greeks free to pursue their schemes \expndtw4 of expansion and aggrandisement.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li155\fi360\ri4550\sb338\sa0\sl-209\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw1\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs22 iSee, however, Tarn, who says: "It is quite certain that \expndtw-5 whomever Demetrios married it was \i not \i0 a daughter of Antiochos" \i\charscalex87\expndtw6 (The Greeks in Bactria and India, \i0 pp. 82, 201, n. i).}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li166\fi364\ri4554\sb4\sa0\sl-227\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex87\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs22 2\nosupersub  See also Tarn, \i The Greeks in Bactria and India, \i0 p. 130 and \charscalex100\expndtw-2 note \i i-,J.A.S.B.\sub t\nosupersub  \i0 1920, pp. 305, 310,}\par \pard \plain \li7474\ri0\sb1030\sa0{\pict\wmetafile8\picw5080\pich1981\picwgoal2880\pichgoal1123
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